Low turnout, but Glen Cove passes school budget

Voters decided the future of over 3,000 students in the Glen Cove City School District when they passed a $108 million budget on Tuesday, with 733 votes in favor and 423 in opposition. The spending plan is roughly $6 million larger than the current budget, and includes a tax levy increase of 2.52 percent — the 12th consecutive spending plan in which the increase has been at or under the state tax cap.

Seven marathons in seven days honoring veterans

Dark and gloomy days filled with misting rain and wind didn’t hold back Eva Casale and Team Eva — Every Veteran Appreciated — from their commitment to honoring local servicemen killed in action. With their feet pounding the slippery streets of Long Island, Team Eva took on the astonishing challenge of running a marathon a day to raise money for, and awareness of, the nation’s veterans. Team EVA started their journey seven years ago and have since ran a total of 1,288 miles.

Beep ball’s Bombers vs. Mets draws a large crowd

From afar, the May 6 baseball game at John Maccarone Memorial City Stadium between the Long Island Bombers and the Sunset Mets looked like any other game played there. The bases were loaded, friends and family filled the stands, and athletes were patiently waiting for their turn to get their hands and bats on the ball. But the players in this baseball game were all visually impaired.

George Santos constituents react to indictment

Since Congressman George Santos took office in January, his constituents have demanded his resignation. Santos has drawn deep, bipartisan scrutiny from falsehoods around his work experience, biography, and his financial statements, leaving many feeling misrepresented in the House. For four months his constituents organized protests outside his Queens office with others contacting elected leader’s offices to voice concerns.

Kaplan’s goal: to flip House to Democratic majority

Representative George Santos' indictment inspires former State Senator Anna Kaplan to move campaign plan forward

A video released on May 11 by former Democratic State Sen. Anna Kaplan was an official kickoff for her candidacy as a challenger in the 3rd Congressional District primary. The video has already had …

Lafazan’s GEORGE package to prevent electoral deceit

As every day new stories and allegations come to light regarding fabulist Representative of New York’s 3rd Congressional District George Santos, politicians at both the local and state level have continued to call for his resignation or expulsion. On Wednesday morning Nassau County Legislator Josh Lafazan, a Democrat who ran unsuccessfully in the Congressional Democratic primary, paid yet another visit to Santos’ district headquarters in Douglaston, Queens, to announce his new legislation, the G.E.O.R.G.E. package.

Santos record is challenged

George Santos maintained all through his recent U.S. House campaign that he, unlike other elected leaders, was committed to the “American Dream.”

Randi Kreiss

Mothering our way through the pandemic

A global pandemic was never part of the job description in my Mothers Handbook, circa 1971, but so be it. This is our time.

Peter King

Those who leak national intelligence must be punished

The true enormity of the real-life consequences that will result from the leaking of sensitive national security secrets by Air Guardsman Jack Teixeira hit me hard the other day . . .